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KSE March Updates

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Health Updates: Corona Virus FAQs

We continue to monitor updates from the CDC about COVID-19. Click here for the CDC’s Frequently Asked Questions about this virus.

At this time, the best practice is to wash your hands frequently with soap and water, or use hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available. We are making hand sanitizer available for all job sites and offices. Please contact your manager to request hand sanitizer for your site.

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Grand Prize & Wild Card Winners Announced!

The Level Up Safety Challenge generated 39 videos from the field, over 92 hours of viewing time and over 13,000 video views across Facebook and YouTube.

Congratulations to our video winners!

KSE $500 Grand Prize Winner: James Wright

(judged by the Safety Committee)

KSE $250 Wild Card Winner: Jim Andrisko

(Based on total social media viewership – 447 minutes, which is the longest viewership for the entire campaign!)

Construction Math & Blueprint Reading – Available to ALL Offices

If you or someone on your crew needs to brush up on your construction math and blueprint reading skills, we have a turnkey opportunity for you. Classes will be broadcast from Grand Rapids so that you can join by video in any Kent office. Please use the links below to register. These classes are taught by Kent Companies Superintendents, Project Managers and Estimators, which truly enhances our working relationships across the team.

IMPORTANT:

  • Each class is limited to 25 participants.
  • You must get approval from your supervisor to attend.
  • Please arrive in the large conference room in the office a few minutes early. Each class begins on time.
  • Snacks will be provided.
  • For those who work outside of the Grand Rapids area, please inform your Superintendent or Regional Manager about your registration, and we will provide video access to the classes in that office.

Construction Math Classes

Topics include how to read a tape measure (quick refresher from day zero training), adding and subtracting fractions, adding and subtracting drawing dimensions, calculating area (square feet) and volume (cubic yards).

  • March 20,  2pm – 4:30pm
  • April 17, 2pm – 4:30pm
  • May 8, 2pm – 4:30pm

Click here to register for Construction Math classes.

Blueprint Reading Classes:

Topics include reading key labels; the plan, elevation, and section drawings; scale, lines and more.

  • March 27,  2pm – 4:30pm
  • April 24, 2pm – 4:30pm
  • May 15, 2pm – 4:30pm

Click here to register for Blueprint Reading classes.

Congratulations to the Walsh Family

Chris & Katie Walsh would like to introduce the Kent Family to their new addition, Noah Christopher Walsh.  He was born on March 5th, 2020 at 1:16am weighing 8.3 lbs. and measuring 20.5 inches long.